Winter Chess


Trofeo Valparaíso 2019, WWC

Rules of Valparaíso Trophy 2019.

Type of Tournament
International Open Chess Tournament in 7 rounds, Swiss system,


From April 26th to 28th of 2019

Round Day Time
1 Friday 26th  19.00
2 Saturday 27th  10.00
3 Saturdat 27th 12:00
4 Saturdat 27th 16.30
5 Sunday 28th 10.00
6 Sunday 28th 12:00
7 Sunday 28th 16.30

Trophy for the top 3 qualifiers.

The champion will get a weekend at the Valparaiso Hotel for 2 people with an additional bonus of €60 for consumition at the hotel facilities. (Subject to Hotel availability)

The Champion classifies for the final of the WWC 2019

System Play

The games will be played at the rate of 30 minutes for the whole game + 15 seconds increment per move from move one. 

Courtesy Time
It establishes a courtesy time of 30 minutes, from the official time of beginning of each round, elapsed these will be lost by default.

Any player may request amaximum of 2 bye of 0.5 points, Bye for the last two rounds must be request before the end of the second round.

Apply in first and second place the following tiebreakers, which will be drawn after finishing the last round.

1-Bucholz medium, adjusting virtual player FIDE
2-Total Bucholz, adjusting virtual player FIDE.

The following tiebreakers will be applied in the following order without drawing

3 - particular outcome
4 - progressive to the end
5 - recursive performance
6 - Draw

The tournament will be held at Hotel GPRO Valparaiso Palace & SPA *****, placed in Palma de Mallorca

Can take part all kind of player with a federation license in force.

Participants who need to leave the game room during the match must contact the arbitration team.

Once the game is over, players must place the pieces on the board, deliver the sheets to the arbitral team and leave the gaming area. Analize games in the game room is strictly forbidden.

Electronic devices
The use of electronic devices during games is prohibited.

Initial list
Players will be sorted by their elo high to low.

  • First apply the ELO FIDE.
  • Players without FIDE elo, or line up at the end FEDA alphabetically.

This mass will define alignment stretch is that the player to obtain rewards.

€ 15 for players all players

Entries can be made by email to until April 4th, 2018, after this date will not guarantee participation.

The registration fee must be paid to the following account:

Holder: Mallorca Chess Events
Bank: CaixaBank
Account number: ES58 2100 0100 1802 0021 3873

The organization has achieved special prices for players and guests that require it in Hotel GPRO Valparaiso Palace & SPA *****

- Double room with bed & breakfast 65€ per person and night

For any questions please get in touch tel. +34 667 246 104 or email

Privacy Policy
Participants in the tournament authorize the publication of their personal data in the various media that the organization considers desirable for the necessary publicity of the event (listings results, standings, players, games, etc..)

The organization reserves the right to change the present rules, especially the schedule of the games, always informing with the time enough to the participants.

Any matter not provided for in these rules shall govern the tournament FIDE regulations.

The tournament fee implies acceptance of these rules.

The arbitration board will be available to participants complaint forms